Appeals Court Rules TV Streamers Don’t Get Compulsory License to Broadcast Networks 

On Tuesday, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a seismic victory in favor of streaming company FilmOn, handing significant relief to broadcasters like CBS, Fox, NBC and ABC who were aghast by a federal judge’s decision in July 2015 that streamers could be deemed to be a “cable system” eligible for a compulsory license under the Copyright Act.

Source: Appeals Court Rules TV Streamers Don’t Get Compulsory License to Broadcast Networks | Hollywood Reporter

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